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Vaccinating against vaccine-derived polio viruses ?

CNO: We object to the word immunity, and find the more appropriate term being enhanced resistance when it comes to vaccines. Unless a medical treatment offers 100% protection, utilizing the term immunity is fundamentally deceptive.  663 more words

Vaccine

Creative juices...with alcohol and frozen (Day 40)

If you’re in the middle of your chemical engineering course, you may still be thinking about what to do when you graduate. Thankfully, there’s lots of choice, but how about taking on some of the world’s biggest consumer brands and using your chemical engineering skills to make…well…frozen lollies or popsicles?

Geoff Maitland

They Don't Love You - An Independent Marketing Magazine

I started my masters in Strategic Marketing at Imperial College London in October 2013 and since then I had the chance to meet and work with great fellow students! 166 more words

Advertising & Marketing

Connected Past London: extended call for papers deadline

The deadline for submitting papers to the most amazing The Connected Past London 2014 conference has been extended until 4 July 2014. So don’t hesitate and send in your awesome research :) There are bursaries available for presenters and delegates. 468 more words

Microbe Talk: June 2014

This month on the Podcast, we sent Ben to Keble College at the University of Oxford, to attend a conference that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first paper to detail the Epstein–Barr virus. 160 more words

Podcast

Scientists wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab by creating male-only offspring

Scientists have modified mosquitoes to produce sperm that will only create males, pioneering a fresh approach to eradicating malaria.

In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists from Imperial College London have tested a new genetic method that distorts the sex ratio of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, the main transmitters of the malaria parasite, so that the female mosquitoes that bite and pass the disease to humans are no longer produced. 923 more words

Biotechnology ( New )